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Chart of the week: Why Lloyds Bank shares are in danger

Chart of the week: Why Lloyds Bank shares are in danger

Lloyds shares are a favourite among both investors and City professionals, but technical analyst John Burford thinks risk just increased.

US tariff talks: Reconciling the irreconcilable

US tariff talks: Reconciling the irreconcilable

A trade dispute with China is underway, but where will it end? Rebecca O'Keeffe, head of investment at interactive investor, talks tariffs and who will win the fight for GKN.

A better week for the FTSE 100?

A better week for the FTSE 100?

It's hard to call near-term, but chartist Alistair Strang has re-run the software and come up with the FTSE 100 numbers to watch.

Countdown to tax year end: Six tips to cut your bill

Countdown to tax year end: Six tips to cut your bill

Marina Gerner gives sensible long-term strategies for investors who want to minimise the tax they pay and maximise their tax-efficient savings.

A system that picks shares for the future

A system that picks shares for the future

A reader wonders if the Decision Engine, a system designed to find good companies at reasonable prices, was fooled. It prompts analyst Richard Beddard to lay his investment process bare.

'Next generation' investment trust dividend heroes revealed

'Next generation' investment trust dividend heroes revealed

The AIC's 'Next Generation of Dividend Heroes' list comprises 21 trusts that have increased their dividends each year for 10 to 20 years. Kyle Caldwell runs through the list.

The week ahead: GKN vs Melrose Final Round

The week ahead: GKN vs Melrose Final Round

In a four-day week lacking much by way of company results, it's the bitter squabble over control of UK engineering giant GKN that will likely take centre stage.

Outlook for bitcoin as Flash Boys move in

Outlook for bitcoin as Flash Boys move in

Stuck below $10,000 for the past fortnight, interactive investor's Cryptocurrency Writer of the Year Gary McFarlane looks at the bitcoin price and rounds up latest market-moving crypto news.

The Oil Man: SDX Energy, Savannah Petroleum

The Oil Man: SDX Energy, Savannah Petroleum

Independent oil industry analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood has seen it all. Here, he gives interactive investor his opinion on the sector's top stories.

Next shares rally despite toughest time

Next shares rally despite toughest time

Full-year results aren't great, but it could have been worse, so Next shares have soared. Richard Hunter talks us through the numbers and market reaction.

Stockwatch: Upside potential and meaningful yield

Stockwatch: Upside potential and meaningful yield

This small cap fund manager has a great reputation, and Edmond Jackson believes asset growth boosts operational gearing prospects for the AIM-listed firm.

Woodford booted out of UK equity income sector

Woodford booted out of UK equity income sector

Woodford Equity Income has failed to beat or match the FTSE All-Share index yield over the past three years. Kyle Caldwell takes an in-depth look at his flagship fund.

Here's where FTSE 100's slippery slope may end

Here's where FTSE 100's slippery slope may end

London's main index plunged to 2016 levels, but what now? Chartist Alistair Strang reveals the latest numbers to watch for and also where the Aussie index could bounce. 

The Oil Man: Saffron/Coro, Range Resources, Genel Energy

The Oil Man: Saffron/Coro, Range Resources, Genel Energy

Independent oil industry analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood has seen it all. Here, he gives interactive investor his opinion on the sector's top stories.

Glaxo in pole as Reckitt bails on Pfizer deal

Glaxo in pole as Reckitt bails on Pfizer deal

It's one of the best income stocks around, but investors are worried at latest developments in pharma M&A, writes Graeme Evans.

Look to China as backlash against internet disruptors builds

Look to China as backlash against internet disruptors builds

Chinese internet stocks could be less risky than western equivalents says David Jane, manager of Miton's multi-asset fund range.

Great results, so is Ted Baker's slump an opportunity?

Great results, so is Ted Baker's slump an opportunity?

It's been one of the high street's star retail stocks for a decade, but upmarket Ted Baker is on the slide. Graeme Evans runs through the numbers.

FTSE 100 and Dow futures in fresh plunge

FTSE 100 and Dow futures in fresh plunge

There are a whole host of negative catalysts hammering markets currently, writes Lee Wild who runs through some of them and discusses possibilities here.

Dividend danger zone screen claims first victim

Dividend danger zone screen claims first victim

Our new dividend watch series has claimed its first victim. Also, six income shares that look shaky. Kyle Caldwell takes a look at the latest dividend slashing.

What's next for this hammered blue-chip?

What's next for this hammered blue-chip?

It's going to take more than a lick of paint to spruce this share up. Chartist Alistair Strang sees if a potential rebound could occur.